A to Z Challenge (Letter B): Beef
Key Wat is an Ethiopian beef stew/curry, it has a powerful flavor and goes best with the traditional injera (a sourdough crepe).
On medium heat in a pan, melt
- 4 tbs Nit’ir Qibe
When butter oil is hot, add
- 1 yellow onion, chopped
- 2 tbs garlic, minced
Caramelize the onions, 20-30 minutes. Meanwhile, turn on the slow cooker to low, lightly coat bottom with some nit’ir qibe (or oil) and place in slow cooker
- 1.5 lbs beef or lamb, cubed
When onions are caramelized, mix in
- 2 tbsp tomato paste
- 2 tsp Berbere Spice
- 1.5 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp sugar
When well-mixed, blend in
- 2 cups beef broth
Pour the sauce over beef, cook on low in the slow cooker for 4-6 + hours.
30 minutes prior to serving, heat entire dish on HIGH heat to reduce liquid content to a thick sauce.
Serve with injera (a sourdough crepe made with Teff flour).